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Bush administration publishes its final evaluation of program performance

Eighty percent of programs reviewed ended up with marks of “adequate” or better.

September 12, 2008 Leave a comment

From Nextgov.com: Measure would require agencies to appoint chief information security officers

Lawmakers unveil bill to strengthen requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act.

September 12, 2008 Leave a comment

Creation of new appropriations subcommittee ignites Senate turf battle

Panel could have budget authority for all agencies that fall under the national intelligence program.

September 12, 2008 Leave a comment

Homeland Security officials defend virtual border fence program

Customs and Border Protection chief tells lawmakers delay is better than hasty implementation.

September 11, 2008 Leave a comment

IRS moves tax processing work back in-house

Agency employees will resume direct management over taxpayer files at seven sites across the country.

September 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Aviation security is an ever-evolving quest, top official says

Federal Air Marshal Service Director Robert Bray discusses changes and challenges in aviation security since Sept. 11.

September 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Power grid vulnerable to cyberattacks, committee told

Legislation is aimed at giving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission more authority to require compliance with security standards and issue emergency orders.

September 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Agencies ease bottleneck in processing immigration benefits forms

A boost in staffing and resources has helped chip away at long-pending FBI name checks.

September 11, 2008 Leave a comment

From Nextgov.com: Senator questions progress on federal spending Web site

Agencies slow in submitting data on grant awards for USASpending.gov, which faces deadlines to post more information.

September 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Defense audit agency rapped by senators, whistleblowers

DCAA director testifies to Senate panel that agency’s problems are ‘unacceptable.’

September 10, 2008 Leave a comment